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School Board Approves Amended Land Contract For New Bus Barn Site

The October 9 meeting of the Minden Public Schools Board of Education was over quickly due to a short agenda. With all members present, the meeting got under way. Minutes from the regular meeting September 11 and a special meeting October 4 were approved. Superintendent Dr. Melissa Wheelock provided...

Miss Christmas City Nominations Now Open

For the 9th consecutive year, one young woman from the community will be crowned Miss Christmas City. The crowning is part of the Christmas Traditions activities on November 24 and will take place at the start of the Christmas City Parade on the Minden Opera House balcony. The Minden Chamber of Comm...

Marsha Granger Is An Advocate For Regular Checkups For Breast Cancer

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in women. A large majority of breast cancer incidents occur in women with no family history of breast cancer making regular checks even more important. In 2013, Marsha Granger of Minden began her battle with breast cancer despite a previously clean...

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Area Youth Join Hurricane Relief Efforts

Minden youth are proving that you’re never too young to have a positive impact. Students at East Elementary and the Awana Clubs recently raised money to help in the hurricane relief efforts in Texas...

Storyteller Will Share Traditional Lakota Stories During Visit To Jensen Memorial Library

Jerome Kills Small will present “Children Stories, Animal Stories and Traditional Lakota Stories” at Jensen Memorial Library on Monday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. This presentation is made possible by Humanities...

Bandfest 2017

The 27th annual Minden Chamber of Commerce Bandfest was held Saturday despite fog and cool temperatures. A record total of 37 bands participated in the competition with all bands marching in the parade...

Special Meeting Held For Water Remediation Plan For Minden High

The Minden Public Schools Board of Education held a special meeting October 4 to discuss a water remediation plan for the new high school construction. The meeting was well attended with representatives...

Minden Whippets Claim State Class B Football Championship

EDITORS NOTE: The following article was taken from the archives of November 15, 1977 Minden Courier following the Class B title game. The Minden Whippets reached the ultimate pinnacle of the 1977 football...

Minden High To Celebrate 40th Anniversary Of 1977 Title Team

Council Tackles Large Agenda

KCHS Health Fair Will Be Saturday, October 21

Trustees Hear Radiology Remodel Update

Miller Abstract And Title Under New Ownership

Hissy Fit Named Nebraska Online Boutique Of TheYear

Community Members Dream For Axtell’s Future

Minden Chamber Bandfest October 14

KCHS Offers Orthopedic Services With Dr. Schopp

Wine, Wreaths, & Whimsy November 5


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Falcons Fall To Buffs

The Wilcox-Hildreth Falcons volleyball team began its 2017 Fort Kearny Conference tournament on October 9. The Falcons entered as the tenth-seed and took on the seventh-seeded Elm Creek Buffaloes with...

Lady Cats Third In FKC Tourney

The Axtell Lady Cats volleyball team concluded its 2017 Fort Kearny Conference tournament on Thursday playing in the consolation game at Cope Coliseum on the campus of Kearney Catholic. Axtell faced the...

Minden Gets Two Wins At Triangular

The Minden Whippet volleyball team was on the road Thursday traveling to Southern Valley for a triangular with the Eagles and the Alma Cardinals. The Whippets came out winners in both matches to improve...

Falcons Crush Wolves

Wilcox-Hildreth upped its record to 5-2 with a 71-30 win at Maywood/ Hayes Center on October 12. One regular season tilt remains—an important contest with Deshler on Thursday at Hildreth that has playoff...

Cats, Falcons Compete At D-4 District In Arapahoe

24 schools comprised the field for the Class D-4 district cross country meet at Arapahoe on October 12 and among those were runners from Wilcox-Hildreth and Axtell. The boys team champion was Gibbon with...

Minden Downs Cozad

Minden Falls To Longhorns In 2017 Final Home Game

Whippets Qualify Girls Team, Wheelock And Maska To State

Whippet Softball Team Ends Year At C-6 District

Minden Whippet Golfers Conclude Year At Districts

Axtell Gets Home Win Over Warriors

Falcons Down Silver Lake, 43-18

Whippets Fall To Kearney Catholic

Wheelock Wins SWC Title

Falcons Fall To Vikings